Theta Chapter Alumnus Robert Armstrong’s G Mommas Cookies Is A Finalist For A 30-Second Super Bowl Commercial

Photo via (Joe Songer)

Photo via (Joe Songer)

From – G Mommas, a Selma-based cookie brand, is competing in a contest that could catapult the small business onto a huge national stage.

The prize? A free, 30-second commercial during the upcoming Super Bowl on Feb. 7.

G Mommas and nine other small businesses are finalists in the Small Business Big Game competition, which is put on by software maker Intuit Inc. They were selected from 15,000 entries, and now the public decides the winner in an online vote.

The contest gives small business owners the rare opportunity to be in a big spotlight.

The live TV audience for past Super Bowls has topped 121 million people. And the cost of advertising in front of all those eyeballs is high, too, hitting $4.5 million for a 30-second spot during this year’s game.

“This would be huge for me,” said Robert Armstrong, a Selma native who started G Mommas using his grandmother’s cookie recipe. “One of the biggest hurdles, and it’s like this for any new food company, is just brand awareness, people knowing about your product and being willing to try it.”

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Robert Armstrong’s G Mommas Southern Style Bite Sized Cookies From Selma Good

Theta chapter alumnus Robert Armstrong graduated from Alabama in 2008 and started Selma Good in 2009 after quitting a job in Birmingham and moving back to Selma. In the video below, Robert talks about the inspiration behind Selma Good’s G Mommas Southern Style Bite Sized Cookies. For more information and to contact Robert, visit